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    Abandoned hospital / Sanatorium in Beelitz, Germany

    Wiki
    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beelitz

    Official site
    www.heilstaetten.beelitz-online.de/

    Forbidden places site
    www.forbidden-places.net/urban-exploration-Beelitz-Heilst...

    From the Wiki

    Beelitz-Heilstätten, a district of the town of Beelitz, is home to a large hospital complex of about 60 buildings including a cogeneration plant erected from 1898 on according to plans of architect Heino Schmieden.

    Originally designed as a sanatorium by the Berlin workers' health insurance corporation, the complex from the beginning of World War I on was a military hospital of the Imperial German Army. During October and November 1916, Adolf Hitler recuperated at Beelitz-Heilstätten after being wounded in the leg at the Battle of the Somme.

    In 1945, Beelitz-Heilstätten was occupied by Soviet forces, and the complex remained a Soviet military hospital until 1995, well after the German reunification.
    In December 1990 Erich Honecker was admitted to Beelitz-Heilstätten after being forced to resign as the head of the East German government.

    1. cozmicberliner 58 months ago | reply

      Nice work, like it

      Nathan

    2. elmada 58 months ago | reply

      Quite pretty... did you try to take a seat yourself?

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